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  • Team Science: Facilitating Collaboration and Research

    WVCTSI will host the third installment of the seminar series highlighting team science. During “Team Science: Facilitating Collaboration and Research,” Darshana Shah, Ph.D., professor and associate dean of faculty affairs and professional development at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, will instruct attendees how to conduct more effective collaborative research by examining barriers and challenges to successful collaboration, and ways to overcome them. The first two team science seminars presented by Shah can be viewed anytime on the WVCTSI YouTube channel.

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  • Clinical Trial Data: Good Documentation Practices

    WVCTSI will begin a new four-part Clinical and Translational Research Seminar Series focusing on clinical trials. During the first installment in this new series, Tanya Moran, MS, WVCTSI senior quality assurance and auditing manager, and Shelley Welch, RN, MSHS, CCRC, WVCTSI clinical research services manager, will present “Clinical Trial Data: Good Documentation Practices.”

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  • WVU Camp Kesem accepting camper applications

    WVU Camp Kesem accepting camper applications

    The free summer camp is for children of cancer patients. Nurse volunteers are needed for the program.

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  • Mother's Day flower and fern sale to benefit cancer patients

    Mother's Day flower and fern sale to benefit cancer patients

    The third annual Mother’s Day flower and fern sale to benefit patients at the WVU Cancer Institute Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center is underway. Giant ferns cost $25 each and hanging baskets are $20 each.

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  • Hannah Hazard-Jenkins receives Vice President’s Women in Science & Health Award

    Hannah Hazard-Jenkins receives Vice President’s Women in Science & Health Award

    Dr. Hannah Hazard-Jenkins, associate chair of surgery for WVU Cancer Services, has been honored for outstanding achievement by WVU Health Sciences Vice President and Executive Dean Clay Marsh, MD. During the Annual Vice President’s Achievement Awards ceremony this past week, Hazard-Jenkins was presented the 2018 WISH (Women In Science & Health) Mid-Career Excellence Award.

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  • Zuan-Fu Lim wins Rising Star Award

    Zuan-Fu Lim wins Rising Star Award

    Zuan-Fu Lim, a cancer cell biology graduate student in Patrick Ma’s lab at the WVU Cancer Institute, has won a Rising Star Award from the WVU Health Sciences Center Office of Research and Graduate Education. The award recognizes outstanding graduate students and faculty at the Health Sciences Center. Earlier this year, Lim’s lung cancer research earned him an American Association of Immunologists Young Investigator Award for his first place oral presentation at the 21st annual meeting of the Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium at Seven Springs, PA.

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  • Conversation and Collaboration: a Town Hall Gathering of WVU Community-Based Researchers and Outreach Staff

    WVCTSI and the Mountaineer Health Initiative are co-sponsoring a town hall meeting to highlight research taking place across the state. “Conversation and Collaboration: a Town Hall Gathering of WVU Community-Based Researchers and Outreach Staff,” offers attendees the chance to learn about the range of community engaged research and outreach across the state, meet colleagues engaged in similar work, identify common issues, and ascertain better ways to support each other in the field.

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  • WVCTSI to offer NIH R03 Intensive Grant Writing Groups

    WVCTSI to offer NIH R03 Intensive Grant Writing Groups

    WVCTSI has announced the formation of an intensive writing group designed for investigators interested in developing National Institutes of Health (NIH) R03 applications.

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  • Foundation donates iPads to WVU Medicine Children’s

    Foundation donates iPads to WVU Medicine Children’s

    The Walking Miracles Foundation has partnered with Shentel Corporation/Sprint in Teays Valley to donate 10 Apple iPads to children undergoing cancer treatment at WVU Medicine Children’s to help caregivers and survivors navigate treatment and the next steps of getting back to their lives.

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  • Carl Schmidt, M.D., to join WVU Cancer Institute

    Carl Schmidt, M.D., to join WVU Cancer Institute

    WVU Medicine announced today that Carl Schmidt, M.D., a nationally recognized surgical oncologist specializing in cancers of the liver, pancreas, and stomach will join the WVU Cancer Institute in July.

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